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The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Title: The Spy Who Loved Me

Release Date: World Premiere on July 7, 1977, at Odeon Leicester Square, London.

Running Time: 125 minutes

James Bond: Roger Moore

Plot:

In “The Spy Who Loved Me,” the nefarious Karl Stromberg emerges as a megalomaniac with a chilling vision to reshape the world. His audacious plan involves obliterating humanity from the Earth’s surface and establishing himself as the supreme ruler of a new undersea kingdom. To achieve this, he captures both American and Russian submarines, turning them into deadly weapons capable of devastating New York and Moscow. With these missiles in his control, Stromberg threatens global annihilation.

Enter James Bond, portrayed by Roger Moore, who must confront this diabolical threat. Along the way, Bond forms a dynamic partnership with Major Anya Amasova, codenamed Agent Triple X, portrayed by Barbara Bach. Together, they embark on a high-stakes mission to thwart Stromberg’s sinister ambitions and save the world from impending catastrophe.

As Bond races against time to stop Stromberg, he faces formidable adversaries like the imposing Jaws, a henchman played by Richard Kiel, and the enigmatic Naomi, portrayed by Caroline Munro. Bond’s journey takes him to exotic locations around the globe, from the Egyptian desert to the underwater depths of the Bahamas.

With the fate of humanity hanging in the balance, James Bond must rely on his wit, resourcefulness, and a host of cutting-edge gadgets, including his iconic Lotus Esprit S1, to outmaneuver Stromberg’s evil designs. Will Bond and Agent Triple X be able to prevent global destruction, or will Stromberg’s malevolent dream become a reality?

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“The Spy Who Loved Me” is a thrilling adventure that combines espionage, action, and intrigue, showcasing Bond’s unwavering commitment to saving the world from the brink of disaster.

Bond’s Women:

  • Major Anya Amasova (Agent Triple X) – Played by Barbara Bach
  • Felicca – Played by Olga Bisera
  • Log Cabin Girl – Played by Sue Vanner
Caroline Munro,Roger Moore and Barbara Bach in "The Spy Who Loved Me."
Caroline Munro,Roger Moore and Barbara Bach in “The Spy Who Loved Me.”

Bond’s Enemies:

  • Karl Stromberg – Played by Curt Jurgens
  • Jaws – Played by Richard Kiel
  • Naomi – Played by Caroline Munro
  • Sergei Borzov – Played by Michael Billington
  • Sandor – Played by Milton Reid
  • Max Kalba – Played by Vernon Dobtcheff
  • Aziz Fekkesh – Played by Nadim Sawalha
  • Liparus Captain – Played by Sydney Tafler
  • Dr. Bechmann – Played by Cyril Shaps
  • Dr. Markovitz – Played by Milo Sperber
  • Stromberg’s Assistant – Played by Marilyn Galsworthy
karl stromberg
karl stromberg

Bond’s Allies:

  • Admiral Hargreaves – Played by Robert Brown
  • Sheik Hosein – Played by Edward de Souza
  • Captain Benson – Played by George Baker
  • USS Wayne Captain Carter – Played by Shane Rimmer
  • HMS Ranger Captain Talbot – Played by Bryan Marshall
  • General Gogol – Played by Walter Gotell
  • Rubelvitch – Played by Eva Rueber-Staier
  • Frederick Gray – Played by Geoffrey Keen
  • ‘M’ – Played by Bernard Lee
  • Miss Moneypenny – Played by Lois Maxwell
  • ‘Q’ – Played by Desmond Llewelyn

Bond’s Car: Lotus Esprit S1

Lotus Esprit S1
Lotus Esprit S1

Bond’s Gadgets: Including a ski pole that fires an explosive-headed projectile and various extras fitted to the Lotus.

Main Title Music: “Nobody Does It Better” sung by Carly Simon

End Title Music: “Nobody Does It Better” sung by Carly Simon

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Music Score: Marvin Hamlisch

Production Design: Ken Adam

Main Titles Designer: Maurice Binder

Screenplay: Christopher Wood & Richard Maibaum

Editor: John Glen

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Producer: Albert R. Broccoli (the first solely produced James Bond film)

Albert R. (Cubby) Broccoli
Albert R. (Cubby) Broccoli

Filming Locations: Included Pinewood Studios in London, England, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada (Asgard), the Bahamas (for underwater scenes), Canada, Egypt, Malta, Okinawa, Japan, Sardinia, Italy, Scotland, UK, and Switzerland.

Budget: $13 million

Worldwide Box Office: $185.4 million

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